How COVID-19 is affecting hiring and payroll priorities for CIOs in India

COVID-19 has brought uncertainty to the enterprise door, and CIO India’s survey reveals that it is starting to have a chilling effect on hiring and payroll strategy

COVID 19 IMPACT ON IT JOBS IN INDIA
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CIO India’s survey on COVID-19’s impact on IT jobs and investments reveals that the pandemic could soon affect IT department payroll budgets, hitting pay increases and hiring plans.

The survey, conducted April 7-9, showed that 32 percent of IT leaders see a temporary freeze on all new hires and 8 percent may reduce team size, while 57 percent believe there will be no change in IT staff strength in their organizations.

However, 4 percent of CIOs are busy hiring to meet a surge in demand for IT services.

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COVID-19 Impact on IT jobs and Investments - A CIO India Survey (7-9 April 2020)

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